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Dianthus Fruit Punch® 'Raspberry Ruffles'
  • The lush, full, two-toned blooms of Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles dianthus.
  • A fine specimen of Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles dianthus growing in the soil.
  • Closeup view of several pink blooms of Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles dianthus that resemble small carnations.
  • In this photo, you can clearly see the resemblance between Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles dianthus and carnations.
NEW FOR 2020!

Dianthus Fruit Punch® 'Raspberry Ruffles'

Uniquely colorful flowers - and plenty of them!
Item: #DIARR1Q
ZONE 4,5,6,7,8,9
As low as $13.99
  • Intriguing color, two-toned blooms
  • Beautiful blue foliage is evergreen
  • Very floriferous -dozens of blooms at a time
  • Deer resistant
  • Ship size: Jumbo 1 Quart
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Dianthus Fruit Punch® 'Raspberry Ruffles' Description

Countless colorful petals make each flower of Fruit Punch 'Raspberry Ruffles' dianthus a work of art! This exceptionally floriferous dianthus from Proven Winners boasts a unique raspberry-pink color with a delicate pink edge for a delightful two-toned effect. You'll enjoy boatloads of blooms emerging from neat mats of blue-green foliage in early summer, then again in autumn. They look fantastic in the garden, but they also make excellent cut flowers, and can be used just like min-carnations from the florist in arrangements.

The Fruit Punch series of dianthus from Proven Winners make an ideal addition to any flower or perennial garden; they're also perfect for rock gardens, succulent collections, or as a nice edging to paths, walkways, and landscape beds. Collect all of the fabulous colors in the series, or go wild planting just your favorite. Either way, you'll love this easy-care flower.

Special features: deer resistant, long blooming, cut flower, sun-loving, rock gardens, Proven Winners.



Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Dianthus 'Raspberry Ruffles'
  • Common name:
    Dianthus, pinks, carnation
  • Zone:
    4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (6+ hrs/day)
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    1 quart
  • Soil type:
    Normal
  • Soil moisture:
    Average
  • Height x width:
    8-10" X 12-14"
  • Flower color:
    Carmine pink, with a shell-pink edge
  • Foliage color:
    Blue-green
  • Bloom season:
    Late spring-early summer
  • Uses:
    Alpine and rock, Container gardening, Cottage gardening, Edging, Erosion control, Ground cover, Massing, Rock garden, Slopes, Small spaces, Under planting
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI
  • Patent #: PP30073

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PLANTING GUIDE

Soil: Dianthus aren't particularly fussy about soil, though they do require good drainage.
Light: Full sun is preferred; can grow in part shade, though the blooms will not be as prolific.
Water: Average water needs. Drought tolerant once established, but should be watered regularly during periods of hot, dry weather.
Spacing: 12 inches
Fertilizing: Nothing special required; one application of garden fertilizer in early spring is sufficient.
Winterizing: Remove all the dead and fallen plant matter to prevent the risk of rot or damage. Evergreen perennial may look a bit tatty coming out of harsh winters, but will recover as spring begins.
Maintenance & pruning: Little to no pruning or maintenance needed. Though deadheading is not required, it will encourage additional flower production. Cut blooms as desired to use in arrangements.  

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